Time to Act on Disparities, Health Equity Leader Says

June 10, 2013 | Researchers have documented, explained and provided promising solutions for the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities, but that hasn’t resulted in the urgency or the political will needed to advance public policy measures needed to achieve health equity, said Stephen B. Thomas, Ph.D., the founding director of the University of Maryland Center for Health Equity, during his keynote address at the UAMS Developing Health Equity Leaders Conference.